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Zac Brown Band earns 4 Grammy nominations

Zac Brown Band earned their first GRAMMY win in 2010 when they were crowned Best New Artist and last night they earned four additional nominations for the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards, including: -Best Country Album for ‘You Get What You Give’ -Best Country Collaboration With Vocals for “As She’s Walking Away” feat. Alan Jackson -Best […]

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Willie Nelson Will Likely Go to Jail for Pot Bust, Expert Says

Willie Nelson was arrested in Sierra Blanca, Texas on Friday for possession of six ounces of pot. As a result, the country music legend faces as many as two years behind bars. “If the Texas prosecutors do not reduce the charges, and the marijuana’s weight is indeed six ounces, then he is dealing with felony and […]

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Keith Urban discusses substance abuse with Oprah

Keith Urban fans all know he went to rehab four years ago. But Nov. 29, when Oprah Winfrey asked Urban about his substance abuse, she asked him specifically: “What was the substance?” He replied, “Everything. Alcohol and cocaine, predominantly.” Then he talked candidly, more so than I’ve ever seen him do (and do I love Winfrey […]

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Brad Paisley’s ‘Anything Like Me’ hits No. 1

When the Paisleys sit down to eat Thanksgiving dinner this week, Brad Paisley will certainly have plenty of reasons for gratitude — several, in fact, that are specifically related to the month of November. He released a new album, Hits Alive, Nov. 2, and the following week, he and Carrie Underwood did a bang-up job as hosts of the Country Music […]

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Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Lady Antebellum among American Music Award winners

The fan-voted American Music Awards took place Sunday night, November 21, at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre, with country artists stealing much of the spotlight. Taylor Swift, who sang her new single, “Back to December,” on the broadcast, joined an eclectic list of performers, including Kid Rock, Rihanna, P!nk, Justin Bieber and Carlos Santana with special guest Gavin Rossdale. Five-time nominees Lady Antebellum also served double-duty as award […]

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Keith Urban rides the rails to ‘Get Closer’

If you recall, last month, Swift got together with her fans on a flight from the Big Apple to La La land where she even gave interviews mid-air and a concert. On either coast, she was heavily involved in meeting and greeting fans and performing. Matter of fact, one of the gigs was playing songs […]

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CMA Awards: Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton are country music’s power couple

Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton emerged as a genuine country music power couple after winning in a total of five categories at the 44th annual CMA Awards held Wednesday night (Nov. 10) in Nashville. It was quite an evening, too, as Brad Paisley won his first-ever entertainer of the year award and further established himself as one of country’s best spokesman. With […]

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Brad Paisley proves he’s a CMA Awards show timesaver

Brad Paisley shares hosting duties with Carrie Underwood for the third time at this year’s CMA Awards. The two also have to balance being nominees and performers, and admit that their hosting responsibilities come first on that night.  The 2009 show is a prime example, as Brad probably saved the producers thousands of dollars in network fines by […]

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